Ringo Starr

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    August 19, 2014

    How to Know Which Version of Your Favorite Band You Should Support

    At some point in the career of a band, the members of the group reach an impasse with their relationship and go their separate ways. Of course, there's always money to be made, so the parties involved make the decision to hit the road and play their hits anyway. The only thing is, they do so separat ... More >>

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    July 7, 2014

    Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band at WinStar Casino, 7/5/14

    Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band WinStar Casino, Thackerville, Oklahoma Saturday, July 5, 2014 It could be said that there are two types of Beatles' fans: those who revere them as enlightened mystical geniuses for their revolutionary experimentation in music, and the other type which prefers the ... More >>

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    June 30, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, 6/30-7/6

    With July 4th coming up this Friday, this will be that most patriotic of weeks where we can sit back and bask in the glory of our homeland: Texas. (Well, America too.) And can mean only one thing: lots of and lots of country music. From singer-songwriters to outlaws and Willie Nelson's picnic, there ... More >>

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    October 16, 2013

    Son of Stan's Jordan Richardson and the Re-Making of a Rock 'n' Roll Dream

    The 50-foot limestone angels trumpeting from the façade of Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth face a trio of venues hidden from the outside world. Hyena's Comedy Night Club is down a grand staircase on the right. There's a smaller stage next to it. And on the left is Queen City Music Hall, which o ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013

    Jeff Liles Tells Stories From Dallas' Past and Looks to its Bright Creative Future

    There it is. Nestled in South Dallas, rescued by caring souls of our local arts. The beacon that is The Kessler. A majestic Texas juke joint, pampered with TLC and vision that only a handful of true music fans could bring. The Kessler (or rather, "The Kessler X " as our subject refers to it) is o ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013

    The Search for the Perfect Guitar, Part II

    Editor: In last week's music feature, Christian McPhate began his search for a guitar. Not just any guitar, but his Trigger, his missing part. In that story, he went north to our weird music utopia, Denton, and came away with nothing. Here, he tries his hand in Dallas. I'll start you with his opener ... More >>

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    October 31, 2012

    Tomahawk's Duane Denison: "Maybe We Can Make High-Tech Inuit Music"

    As a full-time member of Tomahawk -- with vocalist Mike Patton, drummer John Stanier of Battles and bassist Trevor Dunn of Patton's other band, Mr. Bungle -- guitarist Duane Denison has seen the tides turn over his 15-year career, but says the only thing that's really changed about rock and roll is ... More >>

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    August 30, 2012

    Seven of the Best Drummers in DFW

    I've spent many years behind a drum set. When I go to shows, I almost always catch myself peering at the drummer, no matter how engaging or magnetic the rest of the band is. I've come to admire the drumming of several local drummers from whom I've nicked many riffs and tricks.The following is a list ... More >>

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    May 14, 2012

    Your Comprehensive Guide to Band Names as Food

    Using the Schrodinger equation, in conjunction with a quantum harmonic oscillator to efficiently fuse two non-sentient objects together, we here at DC9 at Night have created a  giant-ass list. Please be cautious when reading, as prolonged exposure can lead to headaches, extreme diaphragm tensio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Berklee College Of Music Embarks on World Tour to Audition Students, Schedule Stops in Dallas

    ​A degree from Boston's Berklee College of Music holds a lot of clout no matter what type of music you make. Saying you went to Berklee will raise eyebrows of folks involved in classical, indie rock, jazz, hip hop and just about any other genre of music.And Berklee is scouring the world for talent ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010
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    September 15, 2010

    Q&A: Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp Founder David Fishof Explains Why People Want To Pay Money To Play With Kip Winger.

    ​Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp is quite a unique experience, to say the least. Far more advanced than getting together with some friends and jamming out over a few months in a garage, the intense, three-day event invites participants to form a band, write a song, record the song, and then perform tha ... More >>

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    June 2, 2010

    The 15 Worst ...and Friends! Albums Of All-Time

    ​It's hard not to remember Santana's 1999 album Supernatural. Besides just the Rob Thomas collab "Smooth," which we've spent the past decade trying to erase from our memories, the album received a lot of attention at the time for being one of those records that featured a different collaboration w ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    Because You're Gonna Be Watching Late Night TV This Week, Anyway...

    The Orbans​...y'know, what with all the drama and all, then you might as well turn in to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight. Why? Well, 'cause you might spot a familiar face or two: Justin Pate, keyboardist for Fort Worth's The Orbans, will be among the the backing players performing in musical ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009
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    July 23, 2009
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    May 11, 2009

    10 Questions: Mom

    Yep, mom. In honor of Mother's Day--technically yesterday, but what the hell--mom sets things straight. She grew up in the Lead Belt of Missouri, graduated from Mizzou and taught university English and well as tossing some batting practice here and there. After all, her fath ... More >>

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    April 9, 2009
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    December 19, 2008

    The Top 10 Reissues of 2008

    It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scen ... More >>

  • Music

    October 30, 2008

    Matthew and the Arrogant Sea Is Anything But

    Matthew and the Arrogant Sea has no trouble living up to its own name

  • Calendar

    January 3, 2008

    Boo! It's 1962.

    Catch a classic at the central branch

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    May 17, 2007
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    June 29, 2006
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    March 23, 2006
  • Culture

    July 10, 2003

    Still Smilin'?

    Part Disney, part Barnum, the man who saved comics is all Stan Lee

  • Culture

    April 3, 2003

    A Grand Guy

    How Steven Soderbergh kept the Terry Southern tale from turning tragic

  • Music

    February 6, 2003

    Marr Attacks

    Inside ex-Smith Johnny Marr's new band, the Healers

  • Film

    September 12, 2002

    Mars Attacks

    This rock doc puts Stardust in your eyes

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    May 31, 2001

    Southern Breezes

    Even in death, Terry Southern remains larger than life

  • Music

    October 19, 2000

    Baby, Get Back

    "Autobiography" and bootleg box prove that when it comes to the Beatles, you can never just let it be

  • Culture

    February 17, 2000

    Labor party

    Kitchen Dog takes us down a long but scenic Road

  • Culture

    November 18, 1999

    For the benefit of Mr. Max

    The creator of iconographic '60s art is now an icon himself

  • Music

    September 16, 1999

    Restless farewell

    Bob Dylan, the voice of a generation, to be silenced after Paul Simon tour

  • Music

    June 3, 1999

    Cardboard tombstones

    In the wake of the Ellington 100, lesser zombie boxed sets walk among us

  • News

    January 28, 1999

    Odd Man Out

    Dallas-raised Terry Southern wrote Easy Rider, hung with the Beatles, and influenced a generation. But he died penniless, and now his son must pay off Terry's debts--and restore his father's legacy.

  • Music

    December 17, 1998

    Snoopy dogged

    A Charlie Brown Christmas doesn't come without its (good) grief

  • Music

    November 12, 1998

    Mind games

    Four-CD Lennon anthology leans too heavily on inferior versions of familiar tunes

  • Music

    August 6, 1998

    Back in the game

    At 38, Public Enemy's Chuck D goes 'where no age has gone before'

  • Music

    July 30, 1998

    Why are you?

    Roger Daltrey is still out on the road singing Who songs, and why the hell not?

  • News

    July 2, 1998
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    January 15, 1998

    The beat goes on

    Sonny Bono got more respect in death than in life

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    January 15, 1998
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    October 16, 1997

    East Side soul music

    The Blazers return with a record Just for You--and, hopefully, many others

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    July 24, 1997

    Cream of the crop

    Jack Bruce follows his own path

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    August 1, 1996

    Hope you die before we get old

    Reunited Who and Sex Pistols cheat death one more time

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    November 30, 1995

    Let it be? Never

    The Beatles' Anthology is the first chapter you've never heard

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    September 7, 1995
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    August 31, 1995

    Golden years

    Theatre Three's Cocoanuts brilliantly conjures up a fabled era